AMD launches Radeon Pro 5600M with Navi 12 GPU featuring 8GB HBM2 memory

Published: 15th Jun 2020, 13:49 GMT   Comments

AMD today announces Radeon Pro RX 5600M with Navi 12 GPU. This is the first Navi processor to feature HBM2 memory

AMD Radeon 5600M gets Navi 12 with HBM2 memory

AMD Navi 12 GPU featured 40 Compute Units with a total of 2560 Stream Processors. AMD Radeon Pro 5600M is the first graphics card to feature this graphics processor. The card will have a maximum theoretical FP32 performance of 5.3 TFLOPs. This means that the clock speed is estimated at around 1035 MHz.

The Radeon Pro 5600M has 8GB of HBM2 memory across 2048-bit. This is a dual HBM2 die configuration. The memory bandwidth of 394 GB/s translates into an effective clock speed of 1540 MHz.

The card has the same Total Graphics Power (TGP) as Radeon Pro 5500M and Radeon Pro 5300M, which is 50W. This is likely why the graphics card is clocked at relatively low frequency.

The new Radeon Pro 5600M is a mobile graphics card for the new MacBook Pro. It is now offered alongside Radeon RX 5300M and Radeon RX 5500M.

AMD Navi 12 GPU (left) and Radeon Pro 5600M in MacBook Pro 16 (right) source: Apple

Press Release

New AMD Radeon™ Pro 5600M Mobile GPU Brings Desktop-Class Graphics Performance and Enhanced Power Efficiency to 16-inch MacBook Pro for Users On-the-Go

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 15, 2020 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced availability of the new AMD Radeon™ Pro 5600M mobile GPU for the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Designed to deliver desktop-class graphics performance in an efficient mobile form factor, this new GPU powers computationally heavy workloads, enabling pro users to maximize productivity while on-the-go.

The AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU is built upon industry-leading 7nm process technology and advanced AMD RDNA™ architecture to power a diverse range of pro applications, including video editing, color grading, application development, game creation and more. With 40 compute units and 8GB of ultra-fast, low-power High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2), the AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU delivers superfast performance and excellent power efficiency in a single GPU package.

“More than ever, pro users require the freedom to create wherever their work takes them,” said Scott Herkelman, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit at AMD. “With AMD RDNA architecture, the AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU offers the optimal combination of compute horsepower and power efficiency, providing an outstanding mobile graphics solution to power a wide range of demanding workloads on-the-go.”

Key capabilities and features of the AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU include:

  • Exceptional compute performance – Equipped with 40 compute units, the AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU delivers up to 5.3 TFLOPS of single-precision (FP32) floating point performance.
  • HBM2 Memory – 8GB of HBM2 with 394 GB/s bandwidth provides ultra-fast transfer speeds to power data-intensive pro applications.
  • AMD RDNA architecture – AMD RDNA architecture delivers exceptional performance matched with remarkable power efficiency optimized for mobile computing platforms.
SKUCompute UnitsStream ProcessorsFP32 TFLOPSHBM2 MemoryMemory Interface
AMD Radeon™ Pro 5600M GPU402560Up to 5.38GB2048-bit

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